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PICS, SFU + UBC Lecture Series: Engaging BC in Sustainable Education

September 14, 2011 | Vancouver, Canada

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Join us to learn more about the “hows and whys” of sustainability education. Dr. David Zandvliet of SFU offers case studies of how environmental education—including topics on climate change—is being successfully infused into current curriculums. Dr. Alejandro Rojas from UBC highlights the innovative “Think & Eat Green @ School” research project, which investigates food security and climate change issues with Vancouver schools’ students, parents, staff and administrators. After their presentations, have a light dinner on us, and watch Al Gore’s “Climate Reality” broadcast live from Haida Gwaii.

What: Engaging BC in Sustainability Education” lecture, light dinner and Al Gore’s “Climate Reality” project viewing

When: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011; 5 - 6:30 pm lecture; 6:30 - 8 pm dinner + viewing 

Where: 1400-1410 Segal Centre, Harbour Centre, SFU Vancouver, 515 W. Hastings Street

Register: Free of charge and open to the public. Seating is limited so register early. Note that by registering at Eventbrite you consent to information about you being stored on a server outside of Canada.

You can attend either in person or by tuning into the live webstream at the time of the event.